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How do I apply to LIU Brooklyn?

The best way to apply is to visit the My LIU page, open an account and fill out an online application. High school seniors should send their high school transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores; transfer students should send all official transcripts for any previously attended colleges, by mail to:

Long Island University
Brooklyn Campus
Admissions Processing Center
15 Dan Road
Randolph, Massachusetts 02368-0810

or submit them in person. You also can fax your application to the Office of Admissions at 718-488-6110, along with the necessary supporting documents.

For more detailed information, visit the admissions homepage, choose the student population into which you fit: Freshman, Transfer, Graduate or International and click on the Getting Started/The Application Process link.

What is required to apply to LIU Brooklyn?

You must submit a completed application form along with your official high school transcript and SAT scores. Transfers students must submit official transcripts from every college attended. Transfer students with less than 24 transferable credits also must submit official high school transcripts. Graduate students must submit all required documents as requested by their respective department of interest.

For more detailed information, visit the admissions homepage, choose the student population into which you fit: Freshman, Transfer, Graduate or International and click on the Getting Started/The Application Process link.

What are the application deadlines for LIU Brooklyn?

LIU Brooklyn has rolling admissions for most programs. However, certain programs have their own deadlines for application. For more information, visit Important Application and Program Deadlines.

What is the minimum high school average I need to be admitted?

Most programs at LIU Brooklyn require a high school average of at least 75 for admittance, with a few requiring an average of 80 or above. The Pharmacy program requires a high school average of at least 85.

While the grade point average is a basic tool for admission, it is not the sole determining factor in the final decision for admission. The admissions committee will take into consideration the rigor of academic curriculum, course selection relevant to the intended program of study and, in some cases, positive progression in academic performance.

What is the minimum SAT score needed to be admitted?

LIU Brooklyn SAT is optional for most programs, but the median SAT or ACT scores are equivalent to 1000-1050 (critical reading and math only). Some majors may have a “minimum” SAT or ACT score requirement (the School of Health Professions, in most cases, requires a combined minimum score of 1000 or higher), however, standardized test scores are part of a holistic evaluation process. The SAT code for LIU Brooklyn is 2369 and the ACT code is 2792.

Does LIU Brooklyn accept transfer, AP, CLEP and College NOW credits?

LIU Brooklyn accepts transfer credits with a grade C and above from all SUNY and CUNY institutions and colleges and universities with accreditation from the following regional accrediting associations:

  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc./Commission on Institutes of Higher Education
  • Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

The campus also accepts AP Exam grades of 3, 4, and 5 for credit; CLEP exam grades of 50 and above for credit (check for credit granting scores for specific exams); and College NOW courses grades C or better.

What can you tell me about the residence halls?

Right on the grounds of the campus is Conolly Hall, a co-ed residence for 650 students, that offers air-conditioned standard rooms, suites and apartments. Double- and triple-standard rooms are assigned to new students and every effort is made to house incoming freshmen together.

All accommodations are furnished with extra-long, twin-sized beds, dressers, desks, chairs, 2- or 3-seat couches, built-in closets, built-in ceiling fans and blinds. Located on the first floor of Conolly Hall are two comfortable lounges where students can unwind. The recreational lounge has a 52-inch screen television, a DVD/video player, a pool table and vending machines.

The Martin Luther King lounge is used for cultural and group events. There is a 24-hour study lounge and a computer lab (with Internet access) on the second floor. A laundry room with coin operated washing machines and dryers is located on the basement level. Free wireless Internet service is provided in all rooms, as well as free cable TV service. Full-time resident assistants and counselors are on hand to provide counseling.  Brooklyn's only All-Graduate Apartments located at 490 Fulton St. are now open.
Reserve now at 718-780-6570.

Conveniently located near the campus is the Hoyt Street residence, intended for seniors and graduate students only. The landmark building consists of airy apartments, suites and standard rooms.

For housing costs, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 718-488-1046. Click on the link above for Residence Hall-Related Questions, or visit the Residence Life section of the website.

Where is LIU Brooklyn located and how do I get there?

LIU Brooklyn is conveniently located in Downtown Brooklyn, on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues. It is accessible by all public transportation. The Visiting the Campus section of this website provides directions to the campus as well as information regarding public transportation, plus a whole lot more!

Are scholarships available?

LIU Brooklyn offers a broad array of scholarships. New students are evaluated through the admissions process for academic merit awards that range in value based on grade point average and standardized test scores. For select programs of study, students may qualify for additional scholarships based on special talent or unique characteristics that highlight achievements.

Visit the Student Financial Services section of the website to learn more about scholarships and financial aid opportunities.

Is the application process different for International Students?

Along with the completed undergraduate application, the International Student application must include a $40 application fee (note: students applying online may waive the application fee), the completed I-20 request form, an affidavit of financial support, two (2) letters of recommendation, and a course-by- course credit evaluation that has been translated by one of the agencies listed in the supplemental application.

Please visit the For International Students section of the website for more information.

Who do I contact to book a tour of the Campus?

We encourage you to take a tour of LIU Brooklyn to get a better feeling for all that it has to offer. Campus tours take place Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please arrive at the Admissions Office several minutes prior to the start time. Reservations are not required for daily campus tours. If you would like to schedule a group tour or arrange a private visit, please send an email to with the time and date you would like to visit. For additional information, explore the Tours & Events section of the website.

How important are letters of recommendation?

In general, letters of recommendation are not required for a final admission decision, but do contribute to the admissions evaluation and merit scholarship review process. Certain programs do require letters of recommendation and interviews as well.

For more detailed information, visit the admissions homepage, choose which student population into which you fit: Freshman, Transfer, Graduate or International and click on the Getting Started/The Application Process link and see the Application Guidelines section.